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Spankies - Bar

203 E 9th St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2616
+1 931-526-3344
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese bread” (12 reviews)
“fish tacos” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, International
$$ - $$$
203 E 9th St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2616
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recently had dinner here with some friends from work. I found the food to be very good and the house wine was very good as well.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We had spent the day touring the campus and were ready to sit down! You can see Spankies from campus and one of the students on campus recommended it. We had an amazing dinner. Our group really liked the shrimp BLT with the jalapeno bacon,...More

Thank mammalovescake
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with fellow employees. You place your order at the counter and sit yourself. They call you when your order is ready and you go to the counter and bring back to your table. Good food but a little pricey. I will go...More

Thank daddeck
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

If you can only eat at one place in Cookeville, this IS it. The atmosphere is awesome, waitstaff is great and the food, wow...

Thank Southerngentkeman
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I was in Cookeville on business and Spankies was suggested as a good place for lunch. The menu covers fairly wide territory, from fish sandwiches, to salads and quesadillas. The food was fresh and a few side options were offered for those wanting something a...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Good place for lunch, dinner or just to have a beer. Lunchtime you place your order and the call your name. At dinner it's full table service. I especially like their oriental chicken salad.

Thank Tennessee_Cave
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Great little lunch space. The food is good - but not great. I had the fish tacos and they were grilled instead of fried. The taste and texture were mostly very good, but parts of the fish had been blackened instead of just grilled. That...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled upon Spankie's while traveling cross country, it remains a stand out in our memories. We ate outside under a canvas cover after a long day of traveling....we ordered Cajun salmon and fish tacos, both excellent and a couple of drinks......More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a terrific, older restaurant in Cookeville, but it still has it's charm. My wife and I have been coming here off and on for over fifteen years. Great, tried and true recipes and portions that won't leave you hungry. My wife always enjoys...More

Thank PinchersOfPower
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service. Staff are engaging attentive and service is timely. Food is always excellent. They usually have live music outside on Friday nights and it is a good place to hang out with friends. Pretty low key place, good vibes.

Thank Jamie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 E 9th St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2616
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-526-3344
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